"The Book of Revelations" is the eighth episode of the first season of Black Lightning, and the eighth episode overall. It aired on March 13, 2018.



Lala's return from the dead shocks two of his henchmen who have been taking to using his club as their personal rehearsal space. Lawanda White continues to talk to him but no one else is aware of her presence.

Peter Gambi meets with Martin Proctor of the A.S.A.. Proctor wants Black Lightning dead since he is threatening the outcome of the entire Freeland project.

Looking to clear Black Lightning's name, Jefferson and Anissa Pierce examine Lady Eve's body and find radiation traces from the weapons that killed her. They track the radiation and find a shallow grave with the weapon and the body of Lady Eve's killer.

At school, Jennifer Pierce is startled and her own metahuman powers trigger and she fries her phone.

Jefferson calls Inspector Bill Henderson to report the find, and he and Annisa hide and wait for the police to arrive. However, when someone comes to investigate, Jefferson concludes The 100 has somehow intercepted his message to Henderson and sent their own man to investigate. Jefferson attempts to sneak up on the person, but he has rigged the weapon to explode. Anissa uses her powers to save her father.

Lynn Stewart's research shows that Green Light is similar to a vaccine found among Alvin Pierce's notes. Gambi admits to Jefferson that he has kept information from him. His real name is Peter Esposito and tells him about the A.S.A. and their agenda to hunt metahumans. Gambi leaked the information to Alvin, resulting in his death. Jefferson warns Gambi to stay away from him and his family.

Concerned about what happened to her, Jennifer confides in Anissa that she has electrical-based powers.



Guest starring



  • The episode was previously titled "Revelations".[1]
  • This is the first episode of the season not to feature Tobias Whale nor Bill Henderson, thus the first episode where a series regular does not appear.


Promotional stills


  1. "Upcoming Episode Titles - Various Shows - 9th December 2017" - Spoiler TV